Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation



The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation was established in the mid-1960s by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman.


The vision of the foundation is to foster a society of economically independent indviduals who are engaged citizens, contributing to the improvement of their communities. They carry out their vision through the four programmatic areas: Entrepreneurship, Advancing Innovation, Education, and Research and Policy.



They focus their grant making and operation on two areas, advancing entrepreneurship and improving the education of children and youth.

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Recent News from Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation


Greater Kansas City Regional (Regional) FIRST Robotics Competition At Lee's Summit North High ...
Foundation: Alliant Energy Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Boeing Company

3284, Camdenton LASER, Camdenton R-III Afterschool Services / Electrovert / Boeing / Nihon Superior / Gerbes/Kroger / Community Foundation...more

People in the News (12/22/2019): Appointments, Promotions, Obituaries
Foundation: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Manatee Community Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

Philanthropy-related articles and features culled from print and electronic media outlets nationwide. ... Subjects: nonprofits; philanthropy /...more

H&R Block plans $3.5M in KC investments to combat social isolation, boost entrepreneurs
Foundation: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

“Make Every Block Better” teams the Kansas City-born tax preparation giant with five key partners in the local entrepreneur and development...more

Building the ecosystem for Black women entrepreneurs in DC
Foundation: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

I founded Black Girl Ventures (BGV), a D.C.-based social enterprise initiative, in order to increase access to capital for Black and Brown...more

Grants awarded to help students at Schlagle and Wyandotte
Foundation: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is awarding a $200,000 grant to help Wyandotte students establish common assessments,...more

EY Announces Winners of the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Utah Region Award

“EY is proud to honor the 2019 Entrepreneur Of The Year Utah Region winners who are inspiring innovation, transforming our ... Social...more

New five-year government grant, matching funds will help KCSourceLink fill gaps, build inclusivity
Foundation: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Hall Family Foundation

The payoff from a new five-year grant to KCSourceLink will most immediately be seen in a refreshed website with a more streamlined user...more

Novel City Ventures preps accelerator launch for worldwide socio-economic impact
Foundation: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

The Novel City Chamber of Innovation announced Wednesday it has ... participants think strategically about social, economic and global...more

Digital Sandbox KC receives $950K in grants from Kauffman Foundation and Missouri Technology ...
Foundation: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Proof-of-concept program Digital Sandbox KC announced on Tuesday that the organization has been awarded a $450,000 grant from The...more

Kauffman Foundation's Philip Gaskin sees entrepreneur ecosystems in the humble snowflake
Foundation: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

The growth of an entrepreneurial or political movement is analogous to a .... Having that experience of thousands of social entrepreneurs from...more



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